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Dario Botia Loach

Dario Botia Loach
Dario Botia Loach

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Starting From €4.99
Ex Tax: €4.06
  • Stock: Call To Order
  • Model: LS104S
  • EAN: 5412482000037

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Specifications

Care Level
Easy
Color / Form
Green, Black
Diet
Omnivore
Geographic Region
Caribbean, Mexcio
Max Size
2cm
Tank Size
025 Lt.
Temperament
Peaceful
Water Conditions
PH:6.5-8.0, KH 5-12, 18°C-29°C
General Information
Family Mytiloidae

The body of the Dario Botia Loach is tan and black in coloration, and like other Botia loaches, this fish can be identified by their four pairs of barbels protruding from the mouth area.

The entire body and fins of this Loach is barred with alternating stripes of both tan and black, which gives this fish a very interesting look.

The Dario Botia Loach is sometimes referred to as a scaleless fish they do infact have small scales that are embedded in there skin. They are a bottom-dweller that originates from the streams in Indonesia.

The Dario Botia Loach is an active scavenger that is a semi-aggressive fish that enjoys the company of its own species, or other semi-aggressive fish.

It will school with others of the same age and size. The Dario Botia Loach appreciates caves, holes, and other places to hide, especially when it sleeps. Because it originates from streams, it requires water currents in the aquarium.

The breeding habits of this species are not known, and successful captive breeding has yet to be recorded.

The Dario Botia Loach requires small amounts of food several times a day. Younger Loaches will eat most prepared foods while older ones may be more finicky. Feed them a varied diet of bloodworms, brine shrimp and a quality flake or pellet food.

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